Welcome to the Birmingham branch.
We will be meeting at Sutton Coldfield, ,7 Church Hill, Sutton Coldfield B72 1TF. on the third Saturday of every month at 2.00pm.
We have our own website: The Western Front Association (Birmingham Branch) where you will find the programme of events, contacts, newsletter and branch business.
PLEASE NOTE : As from 16th October 2021 all meetings take place at The Trinity Centre, Church Hill, Mill Street, Royal Sutton Coldfield B72 1TF on the third Saturday afternoon of each month until further notice.
The meetings begin at 2.00 pm with doors open from 1.30 pm. and are usually concluded by 4.00 pm.
Refreshments are served during the interval and adjacent parking is free of charge.
There is an excellent Cross City Rail link embracing Lichfield, Birmingham, Redditch and calling at Sutton Coldfield.
Non-members are made most welcome and we encourage their attendance. A small voluntary donation towards the expenses of the speaker and the venue would be appreciated.
Upcoming Branch Events
'From Finsbury Park to the Front Line' with Doug Kirby
Doug Kirby's presentation is the culmination of research over a 7/8 year period into the experiences of his great uncle in the First World War. He fought for the 12th County of London Battalion - The Rangers. Two weeks after arriving in France he found himself at Gommecourt on 1st July 1916. The presentation, which lasts about an hour, includes or…Event Details
'A discussion on an Eclectic Mix of First World War Photographs' with Roy Larkin
The talk is simply a selection of photographs/postcards from my own collection with an broadly ASC theme. Providing an opportunity for audience participation which is welcomed. Some images are included for the back story and some simply because they are ‘nice’ and interesting.Event Details
'Dinkum Diggers and Bad Characters. Australia at War, at home, on the front line' with Alastair Fraser
Dinkum Diggers and Bad Characters. Australia at War, at home, on the front line with Alastair FraserEvent Details